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Warning – if you do not give one, you may have trouble ahead
If you haven't warned an underperforming employee before you dismiss them, then you could face trouble from the FWC.
Australia
16 Aug 2019
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Biometric scanning in the workplace: Can employees refuse consent?
Employers will need a fully-compliant privacy policy, with proper notice to employees and genuine consent from them.
Australia
16 Aug 2019
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Jurisdiction of international companies with Australian-based employees under the spotlight
This case raised some jurisdictional questions for international companies operating in Australia and the Fair Work Act.
Australia
14 Jun 2019
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Workplace safety or employee privacy? FWC battles conflicting interests in unfair dismissal claim
With new and emerging technology being used in workplaces, employers must take care to have regard to privacy concerns.
Australia
25 May 2019
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To tweet or not to tweet: Employee social media use in the spotlight
The case turned on the question of whether anonymous tweets criticising her employer were a lawful reason for dismissal.
Australia
15 Apr 2019
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Fair Work Commission orders compensation for distressing employment termination
Discussion of recent case where employees were awarded compensation for distressing employment termination.
Australia
27 Nov 2018
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Employee conduct outside of workplace increasingly a reason for termination
Employers should ensure that employee termination for non-work conduct is lawful, but not harsh, unreasonable or unjust.
Australia
14 Sep 2018
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Employee resignation not forced
The unfair dismissal claim was dismissed because that the termination of employment was not at the employer's initiative.
Australia
30 Aug 2018
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Unfair Dismissal Update - August 2018
Recent unfair dismissal decisions of the FWC provide lessons and reminders to employers.
Australia
28 Aug 2018
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Workplace Relations Monthly Update - July 2018
This monthly update has links to recent media releases, reports, cases and legislation relating to workplace relations.
Australia
9 Aug 2018
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Holding Redlich expert guide to the new financial year 2018/2019 - Workplace Relations & Safety
This article includes key developments in workplace relations & safety law to consider in the financial year 2018/19.
Australia
6 Jul 2018
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Social media use outside of work: Facebook post a valid reason for employee dismissal
A key factor was that the post related directly to work, in breach of a workplace policy prohibiting that conduct.
Australia
25 Jun 2018
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A valid reason to dismiss is not always enough
Employers must ensure that procedural fairness is afforded to employees at all stages of the termination process.
Australia
18 Jun 2018
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When one time is one time too many: Serious safety breaches lead to fair dismissal
The FWC upheld an employer's decision to dismiss an employee who had breached a cardinal safety rule in the workplace.
Australia
9 Jun 2018
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Whats up, doc? How to treat conflicting medical opinions during the dismissal of an employee
Employers should consider all conflicting medical evidence, and give reasons for preferring one opinion over another.
Australia
9 Jun 2018
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A recent case has highlighted the importance of keeping detailed employee records in cases of dismissal.
Employers should be mindful that all policies are followed and ensure appropriate documentation and file notes are kept.
Australia
30 Apr 2018
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Accepting a resignation from a distressed employee may be a dismissal
It may be held unreasonable for an employer to assume that a "heat of the moment" resignation is genuinely intended.
Australia
21 Apr 2018
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Employees on term contracts given the green light to pursue unfair dismissal claims
Employees on term contracts, or 'outer limit' contracts, now have greater prospects of claiming unfair dismissal.
Australia
8 Feb 2018
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Recent Uber decision takes the employer/contractor distinction for a ride
Traditional tests for employment relations do not cater for technology dependent, revenue sharing, business structures.
Australia
1 Feb 2018
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Truck drivers dismissal for breach of Heavy Vehicle National Law held not to be unfair
It could be found permissible, appropriate and fair to dismiss an employee when they have seriously breached the HVNL.
Australia
18 Jan 2018
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